Atsu-age is thick deep-fried Tofu. This is a great vegetarian dish that is so tasty and nutritious. Actually, this is one of my children’s favourite dishes. You can cook Daikon (White Radish) with Atsu-age in this dish.


4 Servings


1 pack or enough for 4 servings Atsu-age (Deep Fried Tofu)
1 small piece Ginger *sliced into fine strips
1 cup Dashi Stock *OR Water 1 cup and 1/2 teaspoon Dashi Powder
2 tablespoons Sugar
2 tablespoons Mirin
4 tablespoons Soy Sauce

  1. Place Atsu-age in a colander and pour over very hot water to remove excess oil. Cut into 3 to 4cm size pieces.
  2. Place Atsu-age in a saucepan, add Dashi, Ginger, Sugar, Mirin and Soy Sauce and simmer until the sauce thickens and almost gone.